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Elon Musk Keeps Poking the Bear Who Wanted to Ban Him From Tesla

Dec. 13, 2021, 9:00 AM

It’s not enough that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s attempt to hold Elon Musk accountable for fraud the agency alleged he committed three years ago did little to change how he runs Tesla Inc. The company’s chief executive officer just can’t resist rubbing it in the regulator’s face.

Exhibit 69 (or was it 420?): On Nov. 30, Tesla put a new product called Cyberwhistle on its website just in time for stocking-stuffer shoppers. The $50 stainless-steel instrument, shaped like the pickup Musk showed in 2019 (and has yet to produce), sold out almost immediately after the CEO ...